Miguel Montero C ARI 6 Hrs

Miguel Montero went 2-for-4 with a go-ahead two-run single in the eighth to give the Diamondbacks a 5-4 win over the Tigers.

After Torii Hunter knocked in two to give the Tigers a 4-3 lead in the eighth, Miguel Montero answered with a two-run hit of his own in the bottom of the frame. He's done a nice job holding down the four-spot in Arizona's lineup. The All Star catcher now has 58 RBI on the season and is slashing .263/.344/.412.

Miguel Montero C ARI 12 Days

Miguel Montero has been added to the All-Star roster as an injury replacement for Yadier Molina (thumb).

It will be his second All-Star appearance and first since 2011. Montero has batted .265/.346/.419 with 11 home runs and 52 RBI for the Diamondbacks this season.

Miguel Montero C ARI 14 Days

Miguel Montero is not in the Diamondbacks' lineup Tuesday.

It's Montero's second day off in the last three games. "He's starting to get tired," manager Kirk Gibson said. "I can tell." Tuffy Gosewisch is behind the dish Tuesday.

Miguel Montero C ARI 17 Days

Miguel Montero will receive a day off Sunday.

Montero has started 13 straight games and needs a breather. Tuffy Gosewisch will catch Wade Miley Sunday.

Miguel Montero C ARI 21 Days

Miguel Montero went 1-for-4 with an RBI single and a run scored in a loss to the Pirates on Tuesday.

Montero got the Diamondbacks on the board with a run-scoring single in the fifth inning, and he scored the second run of the game on a subsequent single from Aaron Hill. He has a hit in each of his last six games, scoring three runs and driving in seven in that span. His 48 RBI for the year are eighth-best in the National League.

Miguel Montero C ARI 1 Month

Miguel Montero went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and two runs scored to help the Diamondbacks edge the Dodgers 6-3 on Sunday.

The two-run shot was Montero's 10th of the season and his fifth in June. He's also got 13 RBI in 14 games this month. The hot stretch has Montero's line up to .273/.362/.449. After a forgettable 2013 season, the 30-year-old is reminding fantasy owners that he's capable of being one of the best offensive catchers in the game.

Miguel Montero C ARI 1 Month

Miguel Montero went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Thursday's loss to the Astros.

Montero blasted a game-tying homer in the ninth inning off of Chad Qualls, knotting the game up at 4-4. It's his ninth long ball of the season and his fourth in 10 June games. The veteran continues to be a solid producer at and behind the dish, slashing .271/.363/.440 with 37 RBI.

Miguel Montero C ARI 2 Months

Miguel Montero went 2-for-4 with an RBI double in a losing effort against the Reds on Sunday.

Montero delivered a run-scoring double and came around to score a run during a three-run uprising in the fourth inning, but that would wind up being the extent of the team's offense on the afternoon. The veteran backstop is now hitting .263/.362/.392 with five homers and 27 RBI.

Miguel Montero C ARI 2 Months

Miguel Montero is out of the Diamondbacks' lineup on Thursday night against the Cardinals.

It's a rare day of rest for the Arizona catcher. Tuffy Gosewich will be behind the plate in St. Louis.

Miguel Montero C ARI 2 Months

Miguel Montero went 2-for-2 with two walks and a home run in Sunday's win over the White Sox.

The home run, a two-run shot, was his fifth of the year. With his two walks, Montero now has more walks (19) than strikeouts (17) this season. The catcher scuffled during the 2013 season, but his .287/.389/.457 line this year is more indicative of his offensive ability.